Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Department of Medicine, Division of GIM, has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Graham Nichol, this position will coordinate clinically a multi-center study of patients tested for SARSCOV-2. The Research Coordinator will have major responsibilities in the day-to-day management of the study and serve as a central contact for the study. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for working with each site to monitor and improve enrollment, follow-up and data collection at each participating site. The Coordinator will assist with local recruitment for this and other emergency department-based projects as required. The Coordinator will assist the PI in developing detailed study protocol and research assessment instruments, and will be responsible for overseeing the processes of data collection. The individual will oversee the coordination of weekly research team meetings, and regular meetings with representatives of participating sites.
The Research Coordinator position will be based at Harborview Medical Center. This position will be funded by the Centers for Disease Control for one year, with opportunities for extension of the primary project, as well as work related to ancillary and other studies. The study will provide high quality research that will potentially have a broad impact on persons with SARSCOV-2 infection and COVID-19 illness.
This position requires someone with research and program manager experience. The PI must have confidence in the processes used and work products of this individual and must be able to rely on his/her ability to be priority-driving and move projects forward with professionalism, accuracy and timeliness. This individual must have excellent organizational and communication skills, skills in qualitative and quantitative approaches to data collection, management, and reporting. In addition, it is desirable that the individual should have experience in submitting IRB applications and experience in study participant recruitment and consent.
This position will provide project management and support for the CDC study.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project management activities
Guide project direction and create project timelines and deliverables for PI; track and manage timelines.
Coordination of weekly research team meetings and regular meetings with local stakeholders; including persons from HMC, and other sites.
Coordinate the preparation and submissions of progress reports to CDC.
Coordinate and contribute to manuscript and abstract preparation and submission.
Coordinate literature searches and maintain EndNote library.
Direct supervision of the Research Study Assistant.
Human subject research activities
Recruit, screen and consent participants electronically or face-to-face.
Facilitate timely enrollment of study participants and explanation of research procedures to participants.
Ensure informed consent forms from participants and participant family members have been obtained.
Data collection activities
Develop and coordinate detailed study protocol and research assessment instruments.
Develop and coordinate evaluation metrics with PI and co-investigators.
Oversee the data collection process and assist the Research Study Assistant as needed.
Monitor and manage collected data; perform periodic quality checks to ensure the integrity of the data collected in collaboration with local research staff, other site staff as well as the study’s analytic core staff.
Manage outside partner relationships
Maintains Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals and correspondence, including amendments and renewals as necessary.
Actively contribute and/or lead writing IRB applications/modifications for complex research protocols.
Serve as primary contact with the human subject division.
Communicate by email, videoconference, phone and in person with local clinical and research staff as well as other collaborators as required.
Facilitate and schedule meetings and conferences.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences or related field and 2 years experience
Recent experience working in an emergency department and intensive care setting preferred.
Qualitative and quantitative research methods
Expert ability in Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Clear communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Detail-oriented, pro-active, and flexible
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Ability to use REDCap or other software for data capture and organization.
Master’s degree in public health, social services or allied health professions.
Fluent in Spanish.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position will be based in an office workspace located at Harborview Medical Center.
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